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COVID-19 CASE UPDATE - February 24, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on February 24, 2021. Last updated February 23, 2020.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information -  As of February 23 in Suffolk County

COVID-19 Viral Testing: On February 23:

  • 15,175  COVID-19 tests were administered
  • 2,845,109  total tests have been administered since March
  • 425  new cases were reported
  • 159,571  total cases have been reported since March
  • 5.6% of those tested since March have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
  • 2.8% tested positive in Suffolk County yesterday; 4.0% positive on a 7-day average
  • 3.2% tested positive on Long Island yesterday; 4.1% positive on a 7-day average
  • COVID-19 CASE TRACKER Map, Suffolk County

Antibody Testing Suffolk County

  • 39,320  individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies
  • 339,814   total were tested for antibodies

Fatalities, Suffolk County

  • 6  fatalities
  • 3,049  total fatalities

Hospitalization, Suffolk County, data from February 23, 2021

  • 476  individuals were hospitalized, a decrease of 8  in 24 hours
  • 49  were new admissions
  • 107  patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), an increase of 1  in 24 hours
  • 70 patients were in the ICU and intubated
  • 48 were discharged since the last report
  • 11,589  discharged since March 22

Hospital Capacity, Suffolk County

  • 3,194  hospital beds, 760  available, 24%
  • 444  ICU beds, 99   available, 22%

Daily Hospitalizations Summary – Long Island

NYSDOH COVID Winter Plan

COVID Micro-Clusters - New rules and restrictions directly target areas with the highest transmission of COVID-19 cases & surrounding communities

New York State Contact Tracing information

New York State Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard – Long Island

New York State COVID-19 School Reporting

Complaints about Noncompliance with Covid-19 Guidelines

  • Report Unsafe Business Practices here.
  • To report an in-progress noncompliant event that requires immediate response by law enforcement, call 631-852-COPS.

New York Forward Reopening Guide

  • Phase 1 – Construction: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting; Retail Trade; Manufacturing; Wholesale Trade; Higher Education, Research
  • Phase 2 – Offices; Real Estate; Essential & Phase II In-Store Retail; Vehicle Sales, Leases & Rentals; Retail Rental, Repair & Cleaning; Commercial Building Management: Hair Salons and Barbershops; Outdoor & Take-Out/Delivery Food Services
  • Phase 3 – Food Services; Personal Care
  • Phase 4Higher Education; Pre-K to Grade 12 Schools; Low-Risk Outdoor Arts & Entertainment; Low Risk Indoor Arts & Entertainment; Media Production; Professional Sports Competitions with No Fans; Malls; Gyms and Fitness Centers; Gaming Facilities; Movie Theatres; Ski Facilities

COVID-19 Guidance
Includes information on Isolation and Quarantine, FAQs Regarding School Reopening, Tips for Celebrations, and Guidance for Employers

COVID-19 Resources and Services in Suffolk County
Includes information on viral and antibody testing, telemedicine, blood plasma donations, mental health resources, low income resources, support and relief programs, resources for families with children, and more.

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